Bestselling author James Patterson gives tips on making your child an avid reader. Plus, here's a great reading list for the fall to get you started.
- PATCH READS
Monday, October 29, 2012
At Patch we're always trying to pull together into one place all of the best local resources on every topic, including books and reading. We have the good fortune to be working with a best-selling author James Patterson in this endeavor, and we'll be continually sharing his reading list selections for every age here on Patch. Plus, we'll showcase reading lists from our local librarians, bookstores, and you—our readers. But here, an open letter to moms and dads of reluctant readers from James Patterson. Dear Moms and Dads, I’ve had the good fortune to meet hundreds of teachers and librarians around the country. They always wow me with their tips and tricks to get kids into reading. I thought it was time to get these great ideas out in the …
Patch has teamed up with Patterson's ReadKiddoRead to bring the bestselling author's summer reading lists into hundreds of communities across the country.
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
What better way to act local and think global this summer than to get lost in a book a national bestelling author recommends on your very own community news, information and engagement site? Patch and READKIDDOREAD.com, the website founded by number-one best-selling author James Patterson, today announced a partnership designed to encourage kids’ passion for reading and to support parents’ efforts to interest their kids in books – throughout the year, and especially during the summer months when school is out. "Patch and James Patterson's/ReadKiddoRead’s Summer Reading List,” the first program in the partnership, launches this week on all 850+ Patch sites. Aimed at parents, teachers, librarians, and, of course, kids, the sites will feature…